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Trust in the Cloudtipwt2bvfzaqyu3ojqtc8fn8grkunhl7Trust in the Cloud">Trust in the Cloudg3ctc0kn6a81ip8d84inz4sftui5u4b0Trust in the Cloud

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Are you considering using the Cloud at your nonprofit organization? What are some implications of the use of the Cloud for nonprofits and social justice movements?rwyuhabq7oqygbfeckk61nm4uodv8dlp (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)w6z8o6j4tvxpyur3zcffgq61f9jrknw7 Calling it “The Cloud” […]

Data: Your Most Important Tech Assetow0xjls6nujypdiiro15253j19rh3s2hData: Your Most Important Tech Asset">Data: Your Most Important Tech Assetxalj1qmjbdtb9xrs7lbhq966xn1cd7j0Data: Your Most Important Tech Asset

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: As much as we love tools here at SSC, we find that many nonprofits focus too much on them when thinking about their technology strategy and infrastructure. While tools are an important and necessary piece, it’s important that an organization focus on the more crucial piece of the technological equation: […]

Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?9nhjy1az8p6g3k12wuml1tv6am5nj5xjAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?y7rx7jk04lig8cq6kup3inramwab6tvvAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: The first rule of email messaging as an organization is that no one reads emails. People skim emails. Making your email blasts as skimmable as possible is the best way to get your point across to the people you are trying to reach.j1d46zcpcvw2rbpt4vcmdw2w92i5n45x When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Are You a Twitter Spammer?u9nswb0iemlf5cq0ydbf7m1nqb1jkqf5Are You a Twitter Spammer?">Are You a Twitter Spammer?vumr1049yzvgdazvj9qyq5pi57winz59Are You a Twitter Spammer?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Recently one of the organizations that we work with had their account suspended on Twitter. The situation looked something like this. The organization started tweeting about a video/petition. No biggie, right? Well, they started to tweet at people (putting the @username at the beginning of the tweet). A lot. And […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: There have been some great questions around email communications submitted and answered on our sister (beta) site Answr and I wanted to throw up (?) a quick blog post to highlight a few of them. Answr is a site dedicated to questions and answers around nonprofit online communications (focusing mainly […]

How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationuigsr0ksz0n8rgwnd7rli39lcoupy71iHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration">How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationq0qkuw1vczggeyohndwtmf6vj4ywocx5How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Listsvzqlc9dm3d7zwdd6c0bal1paojud9xpv NTEN Discussen3tgegth5wvtf6t52co3fy2hlqyohmt NOSIcljk9egmi62tjvj4fcc3xf49n9jie6rh Riders Techobwe24csyvt0z8bk5pdtbbwx37zlatrp Riders Talk49c5d3ulfwzxo55bxfupla12qt8lgyua Open Translation Toolsfl38la77q0oitn02dzish2e5lxqb7fjc Email discussion lists or listservs (name comes from a specific piece of software called LISTSERV), while increasingly overshadowed by social networks, can still be a great way for a like-minded community to carry conversations and […]

Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix0f1nwj7ghian9yxip2jwmnr0f4ht19asKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix">Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrixrtm8fn0amjkia06a5ht8sabmbzros6qaKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: We, like a lot of other people, love using a “listening dashboard” like Netvibes to listen to the social web. It’s free, pretty easy to put together and it does all the work for you of tracking down when your name or organization has been mentioned online. Fun stuff. The […]

Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicesilw1aytuyklq6ouzlx7uzmu4kkqi9fvhTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicesmeag9si0f7dqlsl8846c7kmnox824nhgTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: We spend a lot of time here at Aspiration and here on the SSC Blog talking about online communications best practices, trying to help nonprofits and social justice organizations find ways to use technology cheaper and more effectively for their missions.dyc389p4zbijmwjahuplsvnv9jrdobds As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archivejeql39ncoik6j8knldlo8aegzx0htz83Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archive">Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archive5pmij3uznmc7hbtwq126gq6x4sz167u2Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archive

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, one of the organizations we work with emailed me to ask about what it meant that Facebook was going to “archive” their Group. Apparently Facebook is doing a major push for old groups to upgrade to the new Groups format that they’ve developed while getting […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementurl07nsjyeetp6szjmx70dxapos1e4xzTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementvt2gucwsi9nug42u4iuq0el643nzzenlTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.ebfjblslj286mbahe9ajl1b8kpsweqdi When nonprofits talk to us about taking on volunteers for major projects, Aspiration often plays the negative Nelly of the group. We believe that when considering a volunteer:ickz7cf49iexx75ah92aupajhvv8h3cp Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.qywlndocmujiu00ndh5dhkizni8cyl7e Volunteers […]

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